Rot Fai Park, Bangkok Overview

One of the biggest parks in Bangkok, the Rot Fai park is a vast piece of land which used to be a golf course. With a few gentle hills and lush green trees, this picturesque park is perfect to get away from the city crowds. You can ride on the two-kilometre bicycle track or indulge in other activities like tennis, swimming, basketball and kayaking among others.

Rot Fai Park in Bangkok is a vast area of 150 acres, full of lush green and interesting flora and fauna. A hidden treasure within the concretized Bangkok, it is great for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Formerly, the area was used as a golf course by the State Railway but later it was converted into this beautiful park consisting of cycling tracks, picnic spot, a butterfly park, a Buddha Garden, a swimming pool, a boating lake, a children’s golf course, a camping site for students, a botanical garden and numerous fun and exciting activities like, tennis, basketball, petanque, sepak takraw, kayaking etc. The park also preserves old steam engines and carriages as heritage relics.

Butterfly Park at Rot Fai Park

Butterfly, Rot Fai Park
The Rot Fai Park is Home to a Butterfly Park, Full of Colourful Butterflies and Flowers (Source)

A famous spot of Rot Fai park is the Butterfly park. It is set in a greenhouse full of gorgeous flowers and wonderful butterflies. The vibrant and colourful butterflies will surely make your jaws drop and mesmerize your minds.

Cycling at Rot Fai Park

Cyclists at Rot Fai Park
Rot Fai Park is a Very Popular Place for Cyclists, With a Cycling Track and Bikes on Rent (Source)

Rot Fai park attracts a lot of locals and cyclists every weekend. You will find a ton of bike riders, who visit the park not because of its perfect 2 km bitumen cycling track but also because it brings them so close to nature and pure air. This massive park serves as an exciting venue to discover unique species of birds, insects, turtles and old trees, making it a great destination to relax and be close to nature. 

Rot Fai Park Costs

Entry to Rot Fai Park and the butterfly park is free. However, there are rental charges for paddle boats, bikes, picnic mats etc.
Bike rentals: THB 20 to THB 60 for three hours,
Paddle boats: THB 40 to THB 60 for 30 mins to 1 hour,
Picnic mats: THB 20

How to Reach Rot Fai Park

Rot Fai Park Bangkok Thailand
Rot Fai Park is Located in Chatuchak District of Bangkok in Thailand (Source)

Rot Fai park is located near the very famous Chatuchak Market and the JJ mall in Kamphaeng Phet 3 Road. The easiest and most convenient way to get there is by taking the BTS to Mo chit station or MRT to Chatuchak Park station. From these stations hop on a motorbike taxi, which will take 10 minutes to reach the park. You can also opt to walk. From Mo Chit station, exit 1 can take you to the Kamphaeng Road crossing, from there the park is a 15 minutes’ walk. And from Chatuchak Park station, exit 1 and 2 can take you to Kamphaeng Road Crossing, from there the park is a 15 minutes' walk as well.

Rot Fai Park can be termed as a wonderful family destination. People can be seen sitting under the misty shade of the gigantic trees, enjoying a picnic or just relaxing. Children can have a fun time engaging the various activities in the park. Even if they are not trying out the activities, they can just run and play around experiencing mother nature at its best.

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